A Philosophical Essay on Probabilities
by Pierre Simon Laplace
Publisher: Chapman & Hall 1902
Number of pages: 234
This classic introduces the concepts and uses of probability theory. It demonstrates, without the use of higher mathematics, the application of probability to games of chance, physics, reliability of witnesses, astronomy, insurance, democratic government, and many other areas. It also shows how scientists can express complex ideas in simple terms.
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by Leif Mejlbro - BookBoon
Contents: Some theoretical background; Exponential Distribution; The Normal Distribution; Central Limit Theorem; Maxwell distribution; Gamma distribution; Normal distribution and Gamma distribution; Convergence in distribution; 2 distribution; etc.
by David Nualart - Universitat de Barcelona
From the table of contents: Stochastic Processes (Probability Spaces and Random Variables, Definitions and Examples); Jump Processes (The Poisson Process, Superposition of Poisson Processes); Markov Chains; Martingales; Stochastic Calculus.
by John Maynard Keynes - Macmillan and co
From the table of contents: Fundamental ideas - The Meaning of Probability, The Measurement of Probabilities; Fundamental theorems; Induction and analogy; Some philosophical applications of probability; The foundations of statistical inference, etc.
by Richard A. Proctor - Longmans, Green, and Co.
This book contains a discussion of the laws of luck, coincidences, wagers, lotteries and the fallacies of gambling, notes on poker and martingales, explaining in detail the law of probability, the types of gambling, classification of gamblers, etc.